Opinion

Our View: Bullying - in school and beyond

Recently, an incident of bullying that took place in our community made national headlines due to its severity and nature. While this particular case ended in a positive way with s ...

Get ready for Santa, Folsom style

Next week an age-old tradition returns to Folsom in the form of Santa visiting the various neighborhoods in the community, courtesy of the Folsom Police Officers’ Association ...

Our View: Help your community by shopping local this season

The holiday season is official with a few thousand residents and visitors at Friday’s annual Historic Folsom Tree Lighting event as well as Saturday’s celebration in ...

December happenings in Historic Folsom

I watched “It’s a Wonderful Life” for the first time last week. Everyone said “What?!” and “You’ve never seen it?” Lots of strong re ...

Happy thoughts at the tree lighting

This year’s Christmas Tree Lighting in old town corresponded with our 16th anniversary. So we trekked over to the parking garage that evening. At first a lot of cars congreg ...

A giving season started early

As the season giving officially begins, it is safe to say our community got an early start this year. Just last week, the Twin Lakes Food Bank served some 450 holiday meals to our ...

Our View: Keep holiday cheer off the street

The number of residents driving under the influence, DUI, is a real problem, not only in Sacramento County, but throughout California. Those driving impaired are all ages, from und ...

This time of year tastes so good

I love this time of year. It tastes so good. Are you still eating turkey? My tradition is usually turkey sandwiches for at least three-to-four days. Carol’s new hors d'o ...

Impact of propositions to Sacramento County

As has become typical in California, this past November we had a large amount of propositions to vote on. Now that the election is squarely behind us and we know the outcome of eac ...

Our View: Putting our first responders first

Throughout recent days the deadly wildfire ravaging our neighboring community has reminded us how quickly Mother Nature can change thousands of lives forever in a way like we have ...

Thank you local candidates

It’s been a little over a week since election night came and went. This year, the Folsom Telegraph took its pre-election coverage and its election night coverage to a level i ...

Do not forget, as time goes by

Think about it – we forget much more than we remember. We retain a certain percentage of information and experience, and a greater percentage passes through our fingers like ...

What’s the big deal with a buyer calling a listing agent to see a listing?

Question: Dear Kari, My husband and I just recently decided to stop throwing our money away on renting. We decided to take the plunge and become proud homeowners. We have hi ...

Folsom is a truly special place

I was recently out on my morning run on the Parkway trails when I noted the air was a little crisper and leaves were starting to change their colors. Fall has finally arrived in Fo ...

Our View: Honor veterans this week and all year

Going about our daily routines, many of us don’t think about veterans, what they’ve done for our country and what they’ve gone through. Best case scenario, we ta ...